Melodivision Song Contest 3
Final date 3 June 2016
Host city Madrid Spain Spain
Broadcaster RTE
Entries 28
Andorra Andorra
Armenia Armenia
Belgium Belgium
Bulgaria Bulgaria
Canada Canada
Estonia Estonia
Germany Germany
Italy Italy
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Moldova Moldova
Norway Norway
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Serbia Serbia
Latvia Latvia
USA United States
Belarus Belarus
Brazil Brazil
Cyprus Cyprus
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
Iceland Iceland
Japan Japan
Jordan Jordan
Morocco Morocco
Philippines Philippines
Romania Romania
Russia Russia
San Marino San Marino
Turkey Turkey
Ukraine Ukraine
Vatican City Vatican City
System Each country awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favorite songs
Winner Bulgaria Bulgaria
"Poli Genova"
Melodivision Song Contest
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Melodivision Song Contest 3, often referred as Melodivision 3, was the third edition of the Melodivision Song Contest. The edition was held in Madrid, Spain. Twenty eight countries participated in the third edition. The winner of the third edition was Bulgaria with the song "If Love Was A Crime" performed by Poli Genova, which scored 153 points. 


Grand Final

Table key
     Second Place
     Third Place
     Disqualified & deducted 50% of the points
Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
1 Sweden Sweden Swedish House Mafia "Don't You Worry Child" 2 95
2 Latvia Latvia Justs "Heartbeat" 10 64
3 Germany Germany Zedd feat Foxes "Clarity" 17 46
4 Canada Canada Shawn Mendes "Stitches" 21 35
5 Bulgaria Bulgaria Poli Genova "If Love Was A Crime" 1 153
6 USA United States DNCE "Cake By The Ocean" 12 51
7 UK United Kingdom Adele "Send My Love" 13 50
8 Australia Australia Sia "Fire Meet Gasoline" 9 65
9 Spain Spain Pastora Soler "Quedate Conmigo" 22 34
10 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Ayumi "Hey-La" 18 43
11 Poland Poland Ewelina Lisowska "We Mgle" 27 6
12 Serbia Serbia Sanja Vučić "Goodbye" 3 94
13 China China G.E.M. "Heartbeat" 20 36
14 Belgium Belgium Loic Nottet "Rhytm Inside" 6 85
15 France France Magic System "Magic In The Air" 7 81
16 Netherlands The Netherlands Kensigtton "Riddles" 14 50
17 Andorra Andorra Barei "Who Plays The Drums" 23 33
18 Moldova Moldova Lidia Isaac "Falling Stars" 11 54
19 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Melanie Martinez "Cry Baby" 24 27
20 Norway Norway Margaret Berger "Feed You My Love" 5 88
21 Mexico Mexico Thalia "Tiki Tiki Ta" 25 11
22 Estonia Estonia Kerli "Army Of Love" 28 2
23 Finland Finland Tuuli Okkonen "Don't Wake Me Up" 19 43
24 Armenia Armenia Iveta Mukuchyan "Lovewave" 8 76
25 Indonesia Indonesia Judika "Awaken Ini Cinta" 26 9
26 Italy Italy Il Volo "Grande Amore" 4 92
27 Denmark Denmark Lighthouse X "Hjertelost" 15 49
28 Greece Greece Playmen "Breakin' Me Up" 16 48

Other Countries

Brazil Brazil Brazil decided to withdraw from the edition 3 without specifying the reasons.
Greenland Greenland Just as in the last edition, Greenland planned to participate in the 3nd edition of Melodivision, but due to lack of support from the Danish govornment, the country couldn't take part.
Kosovo Kosovo On the 29th of May 2016, Kosovar govornment issued a statement saying that they would participate in the contest, with their selected enterant being Dua Lipa. On the 1st of June Serbia decided to take part in the third edition of the contest. Serbia does not recognize Kosovo's selfdeclared independence. As a protest sign of the Serbian participation, Kosovo decided not to debut in this edition of the contest.
Philippines Philippines As a sign of protest for coming last in the previous edition with 0 points, the Philippines decided to withdraw from the contest.
San Marino San Marino After Valentina Monetta came 22nd in the previous edition, San Marino decided to withdraw to rethink it's participating strategy and approach to the contest.
Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine withdrew after taking part in the previous edition due to a lack of funding from the govornment.
Vatican City Vatican City After competing in the previous edition, the Vatican City decided to withdraw to "Keep their focus on their holy mission, rather than participating in events"

The following countries withdrew without specifying the reasons for their withdrawal:
Belarus Belarus
Cyprus Cyprus
Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
Iceland Iceland
Japan Japan
Jordan Jordan
Morocco Morocco
Romania Romania
Russia Russia
Turkey Turkey

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